LIVERMORE, Calif. (BCN) - A brush fire that closed Interstate Highway 580 east of Greenville Road in unincorporated Livermore burned 17 acres but was contained within 45 minutes, the Alameda County Fire Department said.
Officials said the fire, reported at 3:18 p.m., was caused by a wheel falling off a pickup truck, possibly due to mechanical failure.
The Alameda County Fire Department, Cal Fire, and Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department responded with one air attack, two air tankers, one helicopter, two bulldozers, one water tender, and 12 fire
"There were no reports of injuries or structures threatened," the department said.
The #GreenFire, located in the area of eastbound Interstate 580, east of Greenville Road in unincorporated Livermore at 3:18PM on June 24, 2019, is 100% contained at 17 acres. There were no structures threatened or… https://t.co/2qDd7mpmYG— Alameda County Fire (@AlamedaCoFire) June 25, 2019